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Senior Center Department

Contact Information

7727 Memphis Avenue
Brooklyn, Ohio 44144

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm excluding holidays

Karen Fratto, Coordinator

Kathy Messeri, Assistant Coordinator

Senior Center Main Number

Room Rentals  blue button with graphic of person running blue button that says COVID-19


Senior Community Center – The building is closed until further notice for all activities and rentals. Senior Center staff can be contacted at (216) 635-4222 or


attention all 55+ residents

The Brooklyn Senior Center is happy to share a free online website that has some great activities for Seniors.  Please check out the "We Thrive Together" website by clicking HERE.

"We Thrive Together" is a local non-profit organization that is trying to help seniors that have been home and isolated due to the Covid19 pandemic.  You will find all kinds of activities like trivia, exercise classes, line dancing classes, craft classes, bingo, and various support discussions just to name a few.  Call the senior center at 216-635-4222 with any questions. 


ohio department of aging

To help ensure that older Ohioans stay connected while staying at home, the Ohio Department Aging announced a new service that will provide daily check-in by phone for Ohioans age 60 or older,  Click Here for further information. 

Brooklyn resident and non-resident membership forms

Click here - Resident

Click Here - Non-Resident

Shred-It Program for Seniors

The Senior Community Center is providing a shred-it service to our seniors who do not have their own shredder. You may bring in your documents and we will put it in a locked console. North Coast Shredding Services removes the secure Blue Can containing confidential documents from the locked console. Behind a locked security screen, North Coast Shredding Services empties the contents of the "Blue Bin" into a special hopper. Highly efficient cross shred knives security shred all confidential documents into fine confetti, on site in our mobile shredding trucks.

Snow Removal

Snow Removal Sign ups.  Cost is $40.00. 

New Applicants

New Applicant sign-ups.  Eligibility requirements are:
  • You must be the owner of the single family home
  • Property tax will be verified
  • You must be living in the residence year round
  • Everyone living in the home must be 65 years of age (driver's license or state ID must be provided)
  • Income guidelines for new applicants are as follows:
    • 1 person - $36,300
    • 2 persons - $41,500
    • 3 persons - $46,650
After September 30 there will be a late charge of $15.00, per Ordinance #2000-52, for a total of $55.00. If you are unable to come in during sign-up week due to illness or vacation, you may call the Senior Center before the end of sign-up week to make alternative arrangements for a late sign-up or a house call for homebound seniors (in doing so, there will be no late fee). If you are ineligible to be on the program, you may call the Center to get names of private contractors.

Corner Store 

Corner Store Be sure to stop by our Corner Store at the Brooklyn Senior Center where you can find seasonal wreaths and floral arrangements, ceramics, pins, towels, table favors and other decorative items all at a great price! Everyone is welcome!

Health & Wellness

Blood Pressure Readings

Brooklyn Paramedics are scheduled at the Senior Center for Blood Pressure readings the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month between 10:00am - 11:00am. Emergency calls take precedence! 


Senior Bus Covid19 Rules - Click Here

The Brooklyn Senior Center provides door-to-door transportation service to shopping and medical appointments for Brooklyn residents who are 55 years of age or older and are unable to drive. Transportation is also available for the handicapped and disabled.

Transportation is provided Monday thru Friday from 8:30am - 3:30pm. Please call the Brooklyn Senior Center at 216.635.4222 Monday thru Friday from 8:00am - 4:30pm for more information and to make a reservation.

Transportation Schedule

Appointments on a first come, first serve basis.  Space is limited due to required social distancing

Day  Type  Time & Location
Monday and Tuesday Medical Appointments  9:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday Medical and pick-up for bingo at the center  9:00am (medical) 10:30am (Bingo) 12:00pm
Wednesday Shopping 9:00am - Giant Eagle

10:30am - Marcs & Ridge Park
Thursday Shopping 9:00am - Ridge Park Square

10:00am - Pick-up for lunch at the center

Friday Medical appts - (Brooklyn only) hair appointments, banking, shopping at Walmart or Aldi's 9:00am-12:00pm

Donation - $1.00 each way

Absolutely - no tipping!

Call the Brooklyn Senior Community Center to schedule your appointments 216.635.4222.

Click Here for Waiver

Weekly Luncheons

Tuesday's Soup & Sandwich Day

  • The Brooklyn Senior-Community Center holds weekly soup and sandwich days just before our bingo every Tuesday.
  • The cost of the soup and sandwich is $3.50.
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance.
  • Soup and Sandwich is served between 11:00am and 12:00pm.

Thursday Luncheons

  • The Brooklyn Senior-Community Center holds weekly luncheons which include a featured speaker and lunch.
  • The cost of the luncheon is $6.00.
  • Lunch is served at 11:30am.
  • Tickets must be purchased no later than the Friday before the luncheon date.
  • You may order a lunch for takeout, however, they cannot be picked up before 12:30pm.
  • There are no refunds.

Senior Center FAQs


2019 Annual Report